Zach Fritzhand

Zach Fritzhand

Risk Supervisor

Office: Providence, RI
Phone: +1 (914) 920-2710 x114

HOW ZACH GOT INTO SPECIALTY COFFEE:

Zach got his start in coffee when he apprenticed with a specialty roaster in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It took about 5 minutes before he realized he would never leave the coffee world. From Dhaka, he traveled to China and began working for China’s oldest specialty coffee roaster.


WHY ZACH WORKS IN SPECIALTY COFFEE:

“Coffee impacts so many people around the world: farmers, processors, exporters, importers, roasters, cafes...and all the other steps/services not listed. I love the international aspects of the coffee trade and seeing how our efforts impact producers and consumers alike.”


TIME SPENT WORKING IN COFFEE:

5 years


POSITIONS HELD:

Roaster, International Development, Q Grader


COUNTRIES OF EXPERTISE:

China, Panama


OTHER SUBJECTS OF EXPERTISE:

Chinese, Excel, Craft beer


FIRST ALBUM EVER BOUGHT:

NPR Podcasts


HOBBIES:

Extreme hiking, fly-fishing, and watching good movies.